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>> chris: finally tonight, it's the most watched youtube video of all time the korean singer psy singing his hit gangnam. mya is a billing fan even in her sleep watch how she reacts when the music starts playing in the car.
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[ laughter ] ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ >> chris: that poor little girl. just let her sleep. oh my gosh. anyway, that's "special report" for tonight. i'm chris wallace in washington. keep it right here on fox where more news is always on the way. >> shepard: this is "the fox report." tonight, a manhunt for a former los angeles cop accused of going after his own in southern california. the entire police force is on lock down. and now we know police have found his truck in flames at big bear.
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a trail of blood in and around los angeles. >> extremely intense. extremely volatile situation. >> shepard: innocent people are dead. officers ambushed, bystanders shot in the confusion. >> tragically, we believe that this was a case of mistaken identity by the officers. >> shepard: tonight, the suspect's remorseless manifesto and word this was all about revenge. plus, the legality of droning americans. lawmakers today grilling the president's pick to run the cia about the controversial droning program. >> every american has the right to know when their government believes it's allowed to kill them. >> the president has insisted
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that any actions we take will be legally grounded. >> shepard: tonight, a nominee on the hot seat. first from fox, a fox urgent and a manhunt for a suspected killer on a spree. who knows law enforcement and military tactics inside and out a former cop who one police chief said has a hit list, a manifesto and is hunting for the men and women who were once fellow officers, once who did him wrong. he wants to kill them and their families. the suspect is a former l.a. police officer named christopher dorner. police officers say he is armed and extremely dangerous and that he has shown he has no problem killing innocent people. the search spans several states and the border with mexico and mexico. right now there are crime scenes all over southern
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california around los angeles and san diego. the los angeles main police station on lockdown. guards at every entrance. unprecedented. the trouble ban back on sunday in irvine, california, that's when cops say dorner murdered the daughter of a former police captain. the captain who represented him during disciplinary hearings. dorner shot and killed the 28-year-old woman along with her fiance as they sat in their parked car. then early this morning, riverside, california. east of los angeles, the killings continued. when dorner opened fire, according to cops, on two officers in a patrol car as those officers sat at a red light. >> a vehicle pulled up next to them, and the driver of that vehicle fired multiple rounds from a rifle. both officers were wounded. one officer, a 34-year-old man, an 11-year-old veteran of the police department is deceased. the other officer, 27-year-old officer is seriously wounded but we expect a full recovery. >> now the suspect is also believed to have shot at police in the nearby town of corunna. one officer there injured when a bullet grazed his head. the suspect dorner is a former navy reservist. reports he was
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dishonorably discharged. his last day friday. weighs also a police officer for nearly four years. and according to the los angeles police chief, charlie beck, that has made this a particularly frightening case. of course he knows what he is doing. we trained him. he was also a member of the armed forces. it is extremely worrisome and scary especially to the police officers involved. >> shepard: the police department fired him back in 2008 for making false statements. he disputes that he has apparently held a grudge ever since. get this. there is a long and twisted rambling manifesto that he posted on facebook. in it the suspect dorner writes whatever preplanned responses you have established for a scenario like me, chevrolet it. self-preference is no longer important to me, he writes. i do not fear death as i died long ago. he goes on the violence of action will be high.
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and there are several other twists in this case. it's believed the suspect earlier this week tried to steal a boat in san diego and now the investigation has also moved up into the mountains to a place they call big bear lake where dorner apparently torched his truck. adam housley is live in riverside, california at one of the crime scenes. authorities now believe dorner is somewhere up in those man man -- mountains; is that right? >> that's right, shepard. they believe he he left here ths morning. shooting happened 2:30 local time and went to the mountains. only a 60-mile up there. that's where they found his truck a few hours ago. they confirmed to us about an hour ago that truck was burned out and it was his. they wouldn't tell us what was inside. we do know a two mile search area was found. it's a popular resort area. they have brought in teams not only from here in riverside but swat teams and tactical teams from across the region. they found fresh tracks. they have blood hounds. they are doing whatever they can to find this man that says
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not only will he kill the law enforcement officers involved, not only will he kill the families of those law enforcement officers involved in his case, but he will will also kill any citizens who try to render any aid. so, basically anybody could be in n. this man's sights says he will go down in flames. he will kill anybody and be killed in order to save his name, he claims, shepard? >> shepard: wow, any sightings of this suspect since this morning, adam? >> no. there haven't been. i want to give you an idea because there is is so much information out there. you laid it out about this case. really where it begins is yesterday in san diego, the killings, of course, in irvine on sunday were the troubling ones. he he kind of disappeared for a few days. apparently he was in san diego last night. tried to hijack that boat. threw his wallet out the window at one point on a thoroughfare that runs from where that boat hijack happened over to interstate 5. if you were to take a map out and literally draw a diagonal line can you find his carnage all along the way the boat that he hijacked to shooting in corona short distance here
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riverside to the mountains where the search is on now. as the sun goes down, shepard, it's becoming more and more imperative that they find this man. they are still worried that he is up there in big bear a popular resort area. people ski up there. the schools were on lockdown today and one of the popular ski resorts were shut down midday due to his threat. shepard? >> shepard: adam housley, live. think of this, they have shut down and locked down the entire los angeles police department. a guard at every door. they have never seen anything like this before. and they think he is up in those mountains at big bear lake. so we have a reporter there and we will go to her in just a moment. in addition, we will hear from one of the suspect's former friends whom he named in his 20-page threat against police. >> no one expects to come to work and have an email from a reporter from the "l.a. times" telling me that i'm mentioned in a men fest toe. >> shepard: he also claims dorner is articulate and intelligent. he says he has a message for dorner as to what he should do now. more on that friend, the
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suspect, and his facebook manifesto. it is detailed and mentions reporters and police officers a lot of names you know. that's all coming up inside fox report. we will go for breaking news as it happens. but, first, the showdown over droning americans. and whether your government has the legal right to kill you. senators are demanding answer from president obama's nominee to be the cia director. the white house counter terror chief right now john brennan. his confirmation hearing got off to a really dramatic start even before the grilling began. demonstrators interrupted brennan over and over again until the head of the intelligence committee had enough. >> we're going to halt the hearing. i'm going to ask that the room be cleared. [shouting] >> we will will recess for a few minutes. >> shepard: those demonstrators were protesting drone missile strikes against terror suspects. this week we got a look at the government guidelines for using those strikes to kill americans. in essence, top officials have to decide you are a senior
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terror leader and imminent threat to other americans and that it would be too dangerous to try to capture you. they do not have to go to court. they don't have to charge you with a crime. they don't have to give you a lawyer. senators from both parties demanded more documents and last night the justice department gave the intelligence committee the classified legal arguments for the government killing american citizens. but today at least one democrat said that's not enough. mike emanuel is on capitol hill for us this evening. what exactly, mike, did the senators want? >> shep, they want a variety of legal justifications, highly classified, that the justice department has given the white house. for part of that last night president obama ordered the justice department to comply. >> i have become concerned that the department of justice is not following through with the president's commitment just yet. 11 united states senators asked to see any and all legal opinions, but when i went to read the opinions this
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morning, it is not clear that that is what was provided. >> another hot topic was the obama drone program for taking out terrorists. here is the cia director nominee on that. >> i think there is a misimpression on the part of some american people who believe that we take strikes to punish terrorists for past transgressions. nothing could be further from the truth. we only take such actions as a last resort to save lives when there is no other alternative to taking an action that's going to mitigate that threat. >> brennan says it is not better to kill a terrorist than to detain one. but with so much controversy about where we detain them, guantanamo bay, we have been doing a lot more killing lately. shep? >> shepard: then there is the matter of the security leaks now under investigation by the feds. what is that? >> well, that's right. they are being investigated. issues such as why so many details about the usama bin laden raid were released. well, john brennan says don't blame him.
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>> it seems to me that the leak that the justice department is looking for is right here in front of us. and you disagree with that? >> i disagree with you vehemently, senator. i have talked to the department of justice. as i said i conducted interviews with them, you know, i'm a witness in that as many other people are. >> we expect another hearing behind closed doors. classified next tuesday. and then a vote likely one week from today, shep? >> mike: mike emanuel on capitol hill. thanks. very bad news from the weather department. the first alert forecast has changed for this nor easter. it's actually a storm that's going to hit the northeast. and it could be extremely dangerous. maybe the worst in many many years. in fact, it could rank as the most powerful strike on the region in the past decade. in boston, it's gotten much worse. in new york, the first alert forecast has gotten worse as well. everywhere in between. what we can expect from pennsylvania to maine coming up. plus, continuing coverage on the manhunt in southern
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they found his ghar flames not that long ago. they are hubbing for him because he has promised to kill cops and their families and any citizens who get in the way. cops say he is heavily armed. their entire police department is on lockdown and we will have it covered. we will go back for breaking news as warranted. first though. a fox news weather center and this is the worst thing we have seen in many years.
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a blizzard warning for parts of the northeast. now in effect for areasen n. and around new york city, connecticut, all the way up into new england, including boston and ears beyond. some areas could see two feet or more of snow. the experts say this could be among the top ten snow storms ever recorded in new england. that's saying quite a lot indeed. our chief meteorologist rick reichmuth live with the changing weather first alert forecast now, rick? i'm seeing from your reports the snow totals are going up and times are changing, right? >> going to start overnight tonight. when you wake up tomorrow morning everybody is going to be seeing the snow. you have to be very ready for it these two storms, you see them getting much closer than where they were yesterday. the main energy of this storm is back behind the rain. this is all headed off towards kind of the northeast. it's going to exit the atlantic coast side snow around chicago and much of michigan. this is is a good 6 to 8-inch snowfall for a lot of those people that combines and meets somewhere here off of the mid-atlantic coast line
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overnight into tomorrow. blizzard conditions from new york city all the way up through coastal maine. i ownership 9 a corridor, shep, inpassable tomorrow. do your traveling tonight and by tomorrow morning you have got to be where you have got to be, it's going to be going down hill. tomorrow night into saturday morning will likely be looking at whiteout conditions. impossible to travel on the roads. >> shepard: if you look at the local here in new york city and surrounding areas. if you look at the local first alert forecast. can you find anywhere from 3 to 40 inches in the first alert forecast. crazy. >> last night i said on the snow we are going to be talking about 3 to 6 inches of snow? new york city. this is why we have been have a nor'easter. rain snow line. pink here in new york. few miles to the south is rain and few miles to the north it's snow. we are getting more confident we will be spending more time in the snow here towards new york city and that means increased snowfall total. unfortunately for folks in new york. we have known this is going to
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be about a 2-foot snow storm at least around the boston area but new york city is the bulls eye here we weren't quite sure. boston right now this model showing 34 inches. i think that's probably a little bit high. but we are going to be around that 2-foot range. go here, shep. we have got a 50-mile spread here. go to rye 22 inches. go down to jersey 8 inches. new york city 12 inches. that's what the model is doing here. little more snow here and cold air here those numbers go of a dramatically. the moisture is there whether it's rain or snow is the big debate in new york city. >> our boston station i was watching rick they have this scale they use locally how bad the scale is going to be 1 to 10 they have never used a 10. this one is a 10. >> certainly a blizzard warning in new york city i can't remember when that has happened. certainly it has. it it's been a very very long time. i want to point out all of the beaches that were impacted by hurricane sandy and all those places that people are still homeless and such, we're going to be talking about a sturgeon with this.
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-- storm surge for. this this kind of a storm we will see storm surge 3 to 4 feet on top of the tides. more coastal erosion the case around here. really significant. probably going to see some 20-foot waves crashing out here around boston harbor and areas around cape cod and the islands. snow, winds maybe 75 miles per hour. in addition to this, shep. so, drifts maybe 5 to 8 feet high as well. >> shepard: 76 is hurricane force. >> 74 is hurricane. and we are likely going to be seeing. this hurricane force wind watches in effect all along the coast here. >> shepard: rick reichmuth, we will be seeing you early and often. thank you. >> you bet. >> that squatter who took over the multi-million-dollar mansion in boca raton needs to find a new place to crash. looks like loci finally found himself locked out of his mansion. we will get to that monitoring the situation in southern california. a multi-state manhunt. these are live pictures of
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>> shepard: our correspondents are still in the hills of southern california. this is a burned out truck from the suspect. a man believed to have killed and now promising to kill again. i told you about a 20-page manifesto that's now online from this man. he talks about news people. about police officers he wants dead. he explains how he has been wronged and why he is going to murder and murder again. they are looking for him and trace gallagher will have all the details of the manifesto coming up just moments from
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now inside fox report. first, the florida mansion squatter down in boca raton is now officially out of his luxurious digs. as we have been reporting here. fleeflly the 25-year-old brazilian man moved into this-million-dollar home there in boca after bank of america from first alert forecasted on it he had been staying there since christmas without paying a single cent thanks to object secure loophole called adverse possession. it's a long story but he has enjoyed it. it lets you take over abandon property if you live there openly for seven years and pay all the taxes. but today officials determined it was actually trespassing. boo. so the bank repossessed the home. boo. and changed the locks. kill joy. bank of america. don't they have enough money? steve harrigan is in the south florida newsroom. still no word from loci boy though, i'm bummed. >> no, shepard. no appearance of loci boy yet. it was 1:00 p.m. when police moved in on that 2.5, a
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bedroom mansion. brought locksmiths with them as well. broke open that iron gate. went inside. no sign of loci boy or seven or eight people also occupying that house. they found a lot of toiletries and a real mess. they pulled that outside and bank of america now has taken possession of that house. they issued a statement which said we appreciate the assistance of local authorities and the patience of neighbors as we work to have the trespassers removed. no word on where loci boy might be. police told us this afternoon they are not looking for him and there is no warrant for his arrest. shepard? >> shepard: loci boy unwittingly a leader of others as there are copy cats now, huh? >> he publicized his exploits on social media. that probably got him the police's attention. but it also has created a phenomenon of copy cats. at least 11 in broward county alone since this story got big. one of them occupying a 4-million-dollar ocean front mansion. the fact that all these people are coming in to apply for this adverse possession has
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one local county property appraiser pretty ticked off. >> scum bags. they are scum bags. they are squatters. they are breaking the law. they are trying to use these forms to legitimize breaking. >> that anger is coming out of personal experience. a house down the block from her has been occupied by squatters. also the house of one of her employees. shepard? >> shepard: steve harrigan in south florida. enjoy. the man who held a 5-year-old boy hostage for a week in lower alabama suffered multiple gun shot wounds during a fire fight with the agents there. that's according to new details from officials in lower alabama after they removed the gun -- the guy's body from that underground bunker. did this last night. as we reported. the suspect started shooting when the swat team stormed the bunker to try to rescue the child. he had rigged that bunker with explosives to try to prevent a raid. but an fbi agent said there were -- they were quote disrupted and today the agent
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sestak admissions didn't find any additional explosives while they finished clearing the crime scene. he says crews are now sifting through the area for more evidence. continuing coverage of the manhunt happening right now for the former police officer accused of killing several people and trying to kill many more. we'll have more from that bizarre onlineman fest toe in which he apparently claims this is my last resort. you'll here from a former college buddy whose name appears in that manifesto. what he says about the suspect's past as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news as fox reports live tonight. great, everybody made it.
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>> shepard: continuing coverage of the manhunt in southern california for the former police officer who is alleged to have murdered a number of people and promises he will murder many more. they are searching right now -- at big bear lake on bear mountain for this guy. they believe he is in that area. as is our reporter from kttv fox 11 for the los angeles area. gee gee is there. you are at the command post i'm understanding for this search. what do you know? >> well, shep, this is is a major manhunt. we are at big bear as you mentioned. big bear lake. this is a ski resort. they have actually had to shut down all the ski resorts and evacuate them and ironically it was uniform day. so the area is teaming with law enforcement and firefighters that were already here skiing. we have state officials and local officials and what they
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just told us is they are basically going to go door to door and they are going to go into every single cabin on both sides of bear mountain, which is a local ski resort and they're going to go into those cabins searching for christopher dorner. he is armed. he is extremely dangerous. he is known to have a lot of weapons, shepard, including some assault weapons. >> shepard: gigi they seem fairly confident is he in that area. why is that? >> they have identified his pickup truck. that's all they had to go on really. he was last seen in a nearby city called riverside. that's where he is being acaused of killing one police officer and injuring another one. and the pickup was found on fire here. and we just got a look at it i just posted a picture of it to twitter. it was first spotted by a passer by, shepard, near the ski resort. i called it in and said hey there is is a car on fire here at the mountains. the forest service rushed in and quickly identified it was his car.
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they couldn't get to it right away, shepard. they were very concerned that it was booby trapped. it turns out it was not. so they are operating on the premise that he is still in this area. >> shepard: so they are thinking at least is that he set the fire and took off so he must be close enough and they got to pounce right now. >> right. they are looking for him everywhere. there are reported sightings all over southern california. they are keeping their guard up. they are even looking for him in los angeles where he he was known to live. right now the focus is this mountainous area. let me tell you, this is one of the worst case scenarios. shepard, we just saw a convoy of ambulances and a medical disaster truck come up the hill. law enforcement here is preparing for the worst because this guy has said that he will not be taken alive. the family there preparing for a confrontation with him and they have just brought in a lot of ambulances from the local hospitals and they are just on stand by here. >> shepard: understandable precautionary measures. gigi from our west coast flag ship station kttv.
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let's go to los angeles to our newsroom on the west side of the city where trace gallagher is monitoring developments. trace, this manifesto from this suspect who is targeting cops, it's stunning. it is stunning, shep. says he wants to kill cops because he believe cops ruined his name when they fired him and accused him of lying. he acknowledges that he will will not be alive when his name is cleared. again, police have no intention of clearing it they think he is a cold blooded killer. daschleer says the l.a. cops are more racist today than they were during the rodney king era. when it comes to killing them, he wants to start small. get bigger, using their tactics. he rights and i'm quoting here. you are aware that i have always been the top shot, highest scorer and expert in rifle qualifications in every unit i have been in. i will utilize every bit of small arms training, demolition, ordinance and survival training i have been given. police say they believe him because they trained him. he started with the l.a. police department, shep, 8
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years ago today. >> wow. now, trace, i have read this thing. and he -- he talks about wolf blitzer and anderson cooper and willie geist from nbc. it's bizarre. >> a lot of people on television he talks about politics, hillary clinton, and george w. bush. he talks about a lot of pop culture, shep. and more importantly, he names the people on the los angeles police department, 40 names in all and none of them are being made public. everybody in the manifesto is now getting extra protection. in fact, one of the police officers who was shot and wounded today was actually protecting a target named in that manifesto. dorner says he wants the police and their families killed saying, again, quoting here: suppressing the truth will lead to deadly consequences for you and your family. there will be an element of surprise where you work, live, sleep. dr. keith ablow says he is apparently lost his empathy. listen. >> he is now devoid of that
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and so he is like a run away train. he is capable in a terrible way of inflicting awful suffering and feeling nothing because he has severed himself from his feelings. >> i just want to mention this they are still searching snow tracks in the big bear mountains, shep. the sun sets in about 40 minutes. they are expecting snow and rain up there tonight with a low temperature of about 20 degrees. shep? >> shepard: our coverage continues throughout the evening up on big bear. thanks. that manifesto references a man named james ucera calling him a great man and attorney. we spoke with james today, our colleagues did here at fox news. he said he had not talked to the suspect in about four years. the chief fox report correspondent jonathan hunt with more on this guy. any insight from him. >> yeah. we talked to james at some length today, shep by phone. we talked to him about how he first learned about all of this that was happening with his old friend, christopher dorner. and he told us that when he
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first found out, he was just stunned. >> i'm just befuddled. absolutely befuddled. you know, no one expects to come to work and have an email from a reporter from the "l.a. times" telling me that i'm mentioned in a manifesto and that someone who i consider a friend is, you know, has gone on a killing spree or allegedly gone on a killing spree. so, yeah, i was absolutely befuddled and shocked. >> james usera attended university of southern utah and played football there with christopher dorner. they both had pretty stringent political views, he said. they used to argue a lot about those politics. he said of christopher dorner he never saw a hint of a violent nature. >> he seemed very rational and, you know, articulate and intelligent and well-reasoned. nothing about his behavior in my experience suggested that he was violent in any fashion or that he was, you know, unreasonable or would take such drastic type steps. >> we wrapped up the
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conversation by asking mr. usera what his message would be to his old friend christopher dorner. listen. >> my message to him simply would be turn yourself in and get this situation resolved. you know, enough damage is done. obviously, you know, my thoughts and prayers go out to the people who have been affected by this most intimately and the families who have been devastated by. this you know, my message to mr. dorner would simply be turn yourself in and put an end to this. >> now, talking of how this might end, christopher dorner wrote in that so-called manifesto of his friend, james usera, quote: i'm sorry, i will never get to go on that moose and bear hunt with you. i love you, bro. certainly doesn't sound, shep, like a man who is planning to see any of his old friends ever again. >> shepard: no. he clearly is not. jonathan hunt continuing our coverage. we will throughout the hour. but, first, the cia director nominee john brennan spoke out strongly against
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waterboarding. the practice that the government calls torture. and at his confirmation hearing, he he explained by he could not stop the practice that he says he opposed. you will hear from him coming up. plus, that manhunt for the accused killer has led police to big bear and a bear mountain resort there. the latest on the chase for the man who says he is on a mission to kill cops. as you heard from our correspondent on scene, she just witnessed a slew of ambulances and a disaster team come in. they are preparing for the very worst.
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washington. and, catherine, he says that it just really wasn't under him that there was nothing he could do about it; is that right? >> well, marshallly what we learned today is that he was copied on 50 memos about the handling and interrogation of the detainee abu zid apartment 2002 and waterboarded by the cia. if he had objection questioning why brennan executive director at the agency did nothing about them given that he got daily updates. >> including the analysis of the lawfulness of the techniques, putting you in a position to express any concerns you had about the program, before any of the most controversial techniques, including waterboarding were ever used. >> i did not take steps to stop the cia's use of those techniques. i was not in the chain of command of that program. >> brennan also adding that he gets thousands of emails and while he says he raised reservations with his colleagues at the cia. no one has stepped forward to back up those statements. shep. >> shepard: what about the
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classified report for the united states senate that i'm told found the interrogation program didn't even work? >> well, based on the 6,000 page classified investigation, leading democrat is pushing brennan to declassify the findings if he becomes a cia director adding that the interrogation program was a shameful chapter. >> it was sold to the policy makers and lawyers they white house, the disement of justice and congress grossly inflated claims of effectiveness so-called "lives saved." it was a low point in our history. >> i would give such a request for declassification every due consideration. there is a lot of information, material in those volumes with a lot of potential consequences as far as its public release. >> supporters of the cia program say they were given the legal authority for the interrogations and they also point to the recent comments by secretary panetta that leads for the bin laden raid came from those cia detainees,
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shep. >> shepard: catherine herridge in washington. catherine, thank you. >> you are welcome. >> the defense secretary leon panetta was also on capitol hill today talking about the attack on the u.s. outpost in benghazi. he told a senate committee there was not enough time for the military to respond to the rampage that killed the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. foreign service officer sean smith and two former navy seals. tyrone woods and glen daughtery. one republican pointed out commanders didn't know how long the attack would last. >> was any airplane launched anywhere in the world to help these people? >> well, we ultimately did launch 130s to go in and rescue the people. >> when were they launched? >> they were launched in the period of time when the team went in there and when we concluded, the attack was concluded. we said we have got to get the people out of there. >> senator john mccain asked secretary panetta about syria and the idea of arming the opposition firefighters there. >> did -- fighters there.
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>> did you support the recommendation by secretary of state -- then secretary clinton and then head of cia general petraeus that we provide weapons to the resistance in syria? do you support that? >> we do. >> shepard: officials say the united states has not sent any weapons, at least not directly to the syrian rebels. there is a new sign of hope for the job market tonight. but our latest fox news poll shows americans may not be feeling so hopeful about how the country is doing. we are following the breaking news, of course, for the manhunt of the accused cop killer in california. investigators say he is armed and extremely dangerous and apparently on a mission to murder more police officers and others. our reporters are on stand by as breaking news develops. we are live there. using robotics and mobile technology, verizon innovators have made it possible for teachers to teach,
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>> shepard: some good news today on jobs. a survey shows most americans think it's losing its mojo. maybe they are wrong. in fact it looks like they are wrong. unemployment claims fell by 5,000 last week. this just keeps happening. economists say it's a sign things are improving. but the recent jobs gained don't seem to be encouraging a lot of people. according to the latest fox news poll. nearliful half of the people surveyed say the u.s. is weaker now than it was before president obama took office. just 24% say the nation is stronger. 27% say it's about the same. of course, this comes as lawmakers have just weeks to reach a deal to avoid the across the board spending cuts set to kick in on march the 1st. of course, nobody thinks washington can get anything done. why would they think washington could get anything done? when was the last time -- ed henry is live at the white house. the president today seemed ready to take republicans head on over these cuts. >> that's right, shep. he was very feisty. he was sort of back in campaign mode. he was slamming republicans, charging they are trying to slash local programs. he basically said he is going
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to be able to go out on the roads in the weeks ahead after the state of the union address and make the case to the american people that he wants fewer spending cuts and more tax increases to deal with this budget crisis. take a listen to the president. >> if that's an argument that they want to have before the court of public opinion, that san argument i'm more than willing to engage. in. [ applause ] because i believe the american people understand -- >> they bicker though, the bottom line is these automatic cuts would largely hit the pentagon and as you talked about defense secretary leon panetta earlier testifying on benghazi. he also testified about these budget cuts. he said it would have a dramatic impact on the american people and the country's military readiness with all these big threats all around the world, shep. >> shepard: republicans aren't bending either here. >> no, they aren't. they are saying, look, they are not going to swallow more tax increases that the president laid out there a moment ago. and they also said that when you look at the latest fox
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news poll, take a look at what the american people are saying about how they don't want more tax increases, they want more spending cuts. when asked whether the president -- they agreed with the president saying the government does not have a spending problem, they think it does. 83% say yes, there is a spending problem. only 14% say no. and that's why senate republican leader mitch mcconnell says they are not going to bend on raising taxes. take a listen. >> the american people will not accept another tax increase to put off a spending cut that the two parties have already agreed to. >> we have already agreed to cut this much spending. it's the definition of dysfunction. that it might not happen. >> now, remember, republicans took the same position though at the end of last year when they were in those fiscal cliff talks. in the end, they gave in on tax increases, shep. >> shepard: ed henry on the north lawn. ed, thanks. that manhunt continues for the excop on an alleged killing spree in los angeles and beyond. a man whose onlineman fest toe
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warns you will now live the life of the prey. officers now guarding his supposed list of more than two dozen targets and their families. a liveup date from one of those crime scenes next. blizzard is on the way now for tens of millions of the people in the northeastern u.s. our chief meteorologist rick reichmuth is all over it. rick? >> i think that number is 23 million people under blizzard warning right now. boston is going to be the bulls eye for the worst of it and biggest snowfall they have ever had from any storm is 27. a inches. this 22 and a half inches was a few years ago. i lived in boston during that storm. boston streets are very narrow. get two feet of snow there and you try to plow that out and put it somewhere. there is no place for it to go. it really grinds the city to a halt. this is what the models i have been avoiding showing these models too much. as we get closer here, feeling a little more confident in these kind of snowfall totals, 34 inches is what we are showing for boston. blizzard warnings as well. it's going to be incredibly
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speaking on facebook, warning that no officer is safe and that he cannot be stopped because as a former cop himself, he says he knows their every move. >> if you read his manifesto, this is a very -- l.a.p.d. is a specific target. but all law enforcement is targeted. you know, this is a vendetta against all of southern california law enforcement. and it should be seen as such. >> shepard: the manhunt now spread down to san diego, to nevada, to arizona, and even mexico. unfortunately police say that the in the confusion the cops accidently shot two bystanders. police reportedly opened fire on a truck that they say was similar to the suspect's as it neared the home of somebody on dorner's hit list. a horrible set of circumstances. the "l.a. times" reports the two wounded women in that car were simply delivering newspapers. that's how on edge they all are. adam housley is live in riverside, california at the scene of one of t

The FOX Report With Shepard Smith
FOX News February 7, 2013 4:00pm-5:00pm PST

News/Business. Shepard Smith. Analysis and interpretation of the day's lead stories. New. (CC)

TOPIC FREQUENCY Shepard 14, Los Angeles 12, Boston 10, Us 9, Cia 9, Christopher Dorner 8, Southern California 7, Riverside 6, L.a. 6, Brennan 6, U.s. 5, San Diego 5, Washington 5, America 4, John Brennan 4, Mexico 3, Rick Reichmuth 3, New York City 3, New York 3, Adam Housley 3
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